Follies of the Madmen #299


Not sure what the slugger prowess of stews has to do with running an airline. Nowadays, they could use a baseball bat for drunk-passenger control.

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     Posted By: Paul - Thu Dec 15, 2016
     Category: Business | Advertising | Sports | Air Travel and Airlines | 1960s

Fifty years on and you have to wonder what happened to Ms. Krieger?

And who wants to fly to Detroit anymore? Cleveland is bad enough.
Posted by KDP on 12/15/16 at 04:05 PM
In the event of boredom on an extremely long flight, your seat cushion can be used as first, second, or third base. The early 747's were actually pretty spacious before the airlines decided to see how many seats they could squeeze into them.
Posted by Fritz G on 12/16/16 at 06:33 AM
The baseball hat would also be useful in the case of rowdy customers who try to bat the stewardess, while the jackstrap could be used to defend herself against harassment. She will really need the running shoes as well. Frankly, the stewardesses should wear the catcher's equipment; helmet, breastplate, jackstrap and shoes.
Posted by Yudith on 12/18/16 at 07:31 AM
Maybe it's just the poor resolution, but it sure looks like she's stomping on businessmens' carry on luggage....
Posted by Cougar Allen on 12/18/16 at 07:37 PM
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